Duration: 7 ‘ Commissioned by Dutch pianist Marcel Worms. Premiered by Marcel Worms (November 2007) in a all-Mompou Festival in Amsterdam at the Noorderkerk, a beautiful church in the centre of Amsterdam, and at the Bethaniënklooster, a former 15th century monastery in the Wallen ‘red light’ district in Amsterdam. PROGRAM NOTES (read more) Published by Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag. […]
Duration: 9’30” Commissioned for the 1997 San Antonio International Piano Competition in Memory of Andrew Russell Gurwitz. World premiere by pianist Roger Wright at the Ruth Taylor Hall at Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, in October 1997. New York premiere at Merkin Recital Hall by San Antonio International Piano Competition Gold Medalist Mi-Jung Im in […]
Duration: 6 ‘ Commissioned by Dr. Francis Kane of San Antonio. Six contrasting lyrical and generally slow paced pieces with an introspective quality. Late intermediate level. I. The little soldier II. Andalusian landscape III. Remembrance IV. Children at play V. A far away kingdom VI. Catch me if you can. Published by Hidden Oaks Music Company.
Duration: 18-20′ Commissioned by the Texas Music Teachers Association and dedicated to pianist Roger Wright. World premiere by Roger Wright at the 2000 TMTA State Convention in Austin, TX, June 10-14, 2000. Shepherd Distinguished Composer of the Year Award from MTNA in 2001. Performance history. “It was a privilege to give the premiere of Portraits […]
Duration: 29′ The album is a collection of thirty-four short pieces ranging from early to late intermediate level. They are organized in three books in order of difficulty. These pieces are one or two pages long and cover a wide range of styles: from Renaissance to contemporary in the first two books, and Spanish and […]
Duration: 20′ Miniatures for the Young were commissioned by Dr. Charles Goodhue of San Antonio, TX, on the occasion of a recital of his piano students on May 15, 2004. Most of theses pieces were premiered and performed by Dr. Charles Goodhue piano students at San Pedro Presbyterian Church on 281 in San Antonio on […]
Duration: 10′ Written for pianist Eric Himy in conmemoration of the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s death 2006. Multiple performances partially sponsored by the American Composers Forum through its Encore Program, supporting repeat performances of new works. 2006-07 Performances. PROGRAM NOTES Audio excerpt 1 Audio excerpt 2 Published by Hofmeister Musikverlag.